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Hello Everyone,

Unique post title, don't you think? Well this post is in celebration of my newest Podcast Episode 14!! I had the opportunity to sit down with my friend Karen Eckmeier. For those of you who are not familiar with her, she is a talented quilt artist, teacher, designer, and award winning quilter.

I have had the pleasure of knowing Karen for many years and first met her when I scheduled her to come lecture at our guild and teach a workshop. I took the workshop and was just fascinated.

Anyway, I would love for you to get to know her better too.

When she came over to do the podcast she gave me this beautiful little postcard as a thank you! Actually I was thanking her! This was made of some of the leftovers from her quilt Positive Energy 4. Beautiful!!

Here she is... She is just as bright and sunny as she seems in the picture. But you really want to get to know her better by listening to the Podcast! Not only is she bright and sunny, but she is generous too! Look what she brought for me to giveaway to 3 lucky blog readers!! Oh, did I mention, she publishes her own patterns and books....

Prize one... Layered Waves Book and Silly Snowman Pattern.

Prize two... Happy Villages Book and Colorific Quilters Pattern.

Prize three... Accidental Landscapes Book and Turquoise Turtles Pattern.

Anyone of of these will be a terrific addition to your project list!! The books are all autograped too! So how do you get entered, you ask???

1. Leave me a comment here and let me know if you have heard of Karen or not.
2. Go check out Karen's website and come back and leave a separate comment telling me what you like best.
3. Listen to the Podcast HERE or in iTunes and then let me know if there is anything more you would like to know about Karen, leave a separate comment.

So you can do all three, or just one, your choice. The more you do the more chances to win. Also, it is really good feedback for myself and Karen! But you MUST have a way for me to get in touch with you (i.e.... leave your e-mail if you are a no-reply blogger).

The giveaway will close at the end of the day on June 23! So go out and tell all your friends, share some inspiration.

***The Giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered***

Oh, also thought you might like to know, I am trying to go a little techie here. This Podcast is enhanced. Which means that if you listen to it from your computer, you will actually see images of what we are discussing. Or if you download it to your iPod/iPhone (it must have a video screen) you will be able to see the images there as well!! Let me know what you think!

Until Next Time...
Jackie Kunkel
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Jackie Kunkel

I am a quilter, online quilt shop owner, Nationally Certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor and Certified Shop, designer, author, podcaster, mother, and wife. I have been quilting since 1993 years and in business since August, 2000. I love networking and having fun doing anything quilty! Learn More…

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